News Releases

  • Small Business Hiring Growth Improves for Third Consecutive Month

    Tuesday, March, 3, 2020

    Rochester, N.Y. (March 3, 2020) – The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows an upturn in the pace of small business job growth for the third straight month, a trend last seen in early 2017. Though down 0.61 percent from last year, employment growth increased 0.15 percent from the previous month, and 0.22 percent in the past quarter, to 98.32. Hourly earnings grow...
  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    Monday, March, 2, 2020

    The gradual recovery in business conditions across the manufacturing sector continued in February, according to the latest data compiled by IHS Markit. Production volumes increased for the sixth month running, supported by the fastest rise in new orders since October 2019. Moreover, export sales returned to growth in February, with Canadian manufacturers noting that greater demand from US clients...
  • Joint Statement by Mayor of Houston and CERAWeek Chairman on Cancellation of CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020

    Sunday, March, 1, 2020

    A joint statement by the Mayor of Houston Hon. Sylvester Turner and IHS Markit Vice Chairman and CERAWeek Chair, Daniel Yergin on the cancellation of CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020:
  • IHS Markit Announces Cancellation of Customer Events in Second Quarter 2020

    Sunday, March, 1, 2020

    IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that as part of its absolute commitment to the health and safety of its customers, partners and colleagues, and, given the situation regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it was necessary to cancel its large customer events in the second quarter of 2020.
  • CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020 is Canceled

    Sunday, March, 1, 2020

    CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020, scheduled to take place in Houston, March 9-13 is canceled.
  • CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020 Speakers to Include CEOs of BP, Conoco Phillips and Royal Dutch Shell; Chairman of Volkswagen AG; Heads of OPEC and the IEA; Tech Leaders from Amazon, Microsoft and More

    Thursday, February, 27, 2020

    Energy leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, as well as leaders from the automotive, environmental, technology financial and industrial sectors, will be among the speakers at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2020, March 9-13 at the Hilton Americas—Houston.
  • Despite Coronavirus Impact, Engineering and Construction Costs Increased in February, IHS Markit Says

    Wednesday, February, 26, 2020

    NEW YORK (February 26, 2020) – Construction costs increased once again in February, according to IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 59.1 in February, marking the 40th consecutive month of construction costs increases. Both the materials and equipment and the sub-contractor labo...
  • IHS Markit and Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Launch Local Currency Saudi Government Sukuk Indices

    Monday, February, 24, 2020

    LONDON and RIYADH (February 24, 2020) — IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, in collaboration with the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), today announced the launch of the iBoxx Tadawul SAR Government Sukuk Index, a riyal-denominated index aimed at tracking the performance of Saudi government Sukuks. The index is the first of a series of benchmar...
  • Aegon UK goes live on thinkFolio Managed Service from IHS Markit to support its new multi-asset fund range

    Thursday, February, 20, 2020

    LONDON (February 20, 2020) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Aegon UK, one of the world's leading providers of life insurance, pensions and asset management, is live on the thinkFolio Managed Service platform. The front-office team at Aegon UK is using thinkFolio to manage the firm’s investments following the launch...
  • Vienna Alliance Wavers in Face of Coronavirus Threat

    Tuesday, February, 11, 2020

    Back to work? This week was supposed to mark a return to something like normal for China. But even after a month of widespread quarantines and travel bans, the data doesn’t yet indicate a sustained slowdown in the outbreak. The number of cases doubled over the last week and topped 40,000 over the weekend, while the number of deaths has now exceeded the SARS pandemic. Many large companies in Chin...